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What Happens if You Don’t Treat an Infected Tooth?

What Happens if You Don’t Treat an Infected Tooth?

by Holly (SU)
What do pain, sensitivity when chewing, bad breath, facial swelling, and fever have in common? They’re all signs of an abscessed tooth – a condition where a pocket of pus (caused by a bacterial infection) builds up around the tooth.

A Dry Run: What Causes Xerostomia & What You Can Do About It

A Dry Run: What Causes Xerostomia & What You Can Do About It

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Saliva, spit, whatever you call it – if you’re not making enough of it, your mouth may feel dry and just plain uncomfortable. Saliva has many purposes including serving as a natural mouthwash, helping us digest food, and preventing infections by managing levels of bacteria.

Top Trends in Dental Hygiene for 2018

Top Trends in Dental Hygiene for 2018

by Holly (SU)
2018 has welcomed many new trends in the dental industry itself, plus cutting-edge advancements and new technologies in overall dental hygiene.

Can an Oral Appliance Help with Sleep Apnea?

Can an Oral Appliance Help with Sleep Apnea?

by Holly (SU)
There are a variety of sleep apnea devices available to help keep airways open for easier breathing while asleep. Appliances that fit in the mouth are most common.

What Toothbrushes Does Your Dentist Truly Recommend?

What Toothbrushes Does Your Dentist Truly Recommend?

by Holly (SU)
Dentists recommend brushing teeth for a minimum of two minutes, twice a day, with a soft-bristled toothbrush.

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